Gators Can’t Overcome LSU 28-Point 2nd Quarter, Suffer First Loss of Season

Florida Suffers First Loss of the Season, 35-28 Versus LSU. (Courtesy: Annelie Schmittel)
Florida Suffers First Loss of the Season, 35-28 Versus LSU. (Courtesy: Annelie Schmittel)
The Florida football team suffers its first loss of the season Saturday in Baton Rouge, Louisiana as LSU beats the Gators 35-28. Coming where to buy viagra online in to Death Valley in Baton Rouge, the eighth ranked Florida football team had to weather the storm at the beginning of the game. Sixth ranked LSU had outscored their opponents 56-3 in the first quarter this season, and Florida couldn’t afford to fall behind early. Thanks to a muffed punt by LSU’s Tre’Davious White deep in Tiger territory, the Gators offense got on the board first with quarterback Treon Harris finding Jake McGee from four yards out for the score. The first quarter came to an end with Florida holding that 7-0 lead, but the second quarter was a different story. MORE: See a gallery of photos from the game. LSU came back firing on all cylinders, scoring 28 points in the quarter, the most they’ve scored in a single quarter this season. The most points allowed by Florida in a game this season was 27 versus Tennessee. Leonard Fournette ran in two touchdowns, and quarterback Brandon Harris added two through the air as well including a 50-yard connection to Malachi Dupre with 15 seconds remaining before halftime. At the half, LSU held a 28-14 lead and the Gators defense didn’t seem to have any answers for the surprisingly balanced LSU offensive attack. The Gators forced the LSU offense into three straight three-and-outs to start the second half and those halftime adjustments allowed the offense and special teams to tie the game at 28. With 15 minutes remaining in the game, it was a new ball game in Death Valley. The Tigers drove in to the Gator red zone on their first drive pharmacy online of the fourth quarter but Florida held strong keeping LSU out of the end zone, forcing a field goal attempt. That’s when the ‘Mad Hatter’ Les Miles struck. LSU faked the field goal and placekicker Trent Domingue ran it in from 16 yards out to give the Tigers a 35-28 lead. Florida had a few opportunities cialis 5mg review late in the quarter, buy generic cialis but Treon Harris’ hail mary attempt fell out of bounds as the clock hit zero. The 28-point 2nd quarter proved canadian pharmacy to be the deciding factor in this one. Florida coach Jim McElwain felt like his players came out trying to do too much in the first half. Florida had to find a way to contain LSU running back Leonard Fournette who was averaging over 200 yards per game coming in to this one. The Gators held Fournette under his season average, but the Heisman front runner was still able to rumble for 180 yards and two touchdowns. Florida safety Keanu Neal, who led the team in tackles with 14, had to tip his hat to number seven in white and his offensive line. With the victory, LSU is now the lone undefeated team in the SEC sitting at 6-0 (4-0 in the SEC). The Tigers will host Western Kentucky next Saturday night. Florida falls to 6-1 (4-1 in the SEC) heading in to a bye week before a huge SEC East match up in Jacksonville on Halloween afternoon versus Georgia. Florida tight end Jake McGee, who hauled in two touchdown receptions in the game, believes the team will move on and be ready to go versus the Bulldogs. Florida and Georgia will kick off at 3:30 on October 31st at Everbank Field in Jacksonville, Florida.

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22 years old from Pensacola, FL. Telecommunications major at the University of Florida with a focus on Sports News, also pursuing a minor in Communication Studies.

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